The town of Toms River built the dune using sand dredged from the nearby Barnegat Bay. Town officials got permission from residents to build the dune.
With the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaching, New Jersey took two big steps Wednesday toward protecting its still-vulnerable coastline from future storms.
The Supreme Court of New Jersey was set to make a decision early next week that could greatly impact homeowners along the shore.
The New Jersey town of Belmar has begun taking more steps to prevent damage from future hurricanes.
CBS 2 is forecasting that Sandy will dump five or more inches of rain, which would mean both river flooding and urban flooding are likely, Murdock reported.